25 mars 2015

École vénitienne, vers 1700, entourage de Sebastiano Ricci, Mercure et Argus

École vénitienne, vers 1700, entourage de Sebastiano Ricci, Mercure et Argus. Estimation :8 000 € / 10 000 €. Photo Tajan Toile, 153 x 112 cm - Restaurations anciennes  Bibliographie :  Jeffery Daniels, L’opera completa de Sebastiano Ricci, Milano, 1976, pp. 142-143, n° 623 (anciennement attribué à Ricci). TAJAN, Tableaux Anciens et du XIXe siècle, le 25 Mars 2015 à 15h. ESPACE TAJAN - 37, RUE DES MATHURINS - 75008 PARIS. Tel: +33 (0)1 53 30 30 30

25 mars 2015

Gaspar Peeter Verbruggen (Anvers 1664-1730), Bouquets de fleurs dans des vasques en pierre dans une niche

Gaspar Peeter Verbruggen (Anvers 1664-1730), Bouquets de fleurs dans des vasques en pierre dans une niche. Estimation :18 000 € / 20 000 €. Photo Tajan Paire de toiles; 32,5 x 59,5 cm. Trace de signature en bas à gauche sur l’une. Signée en bas à gauche sur l’autre : Gasp. Verbrugghen  Notes: Petit-fils d'horticulteur, fils du peintre de fleurs Gaspard-Peeter Verbrugghen l'Aîné (1635-1687), Gaspard Peeter Verbrugghen le Jeune montre très tôt ses talents puisqu'il est admis comme maître à la gilde de... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2015

A large plain silver ovoid ewer and a cover, China, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 732. A large plain silver ovoid ewer and a cover, China, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 9 ¾ in. (24.8 cm.) high, box; 615 g. Estimate $8,000 - $12,000. Price Realized $25,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The body tapering from the high shoulder to the spreading foot, and the neck flaring at the rim, with a curved, ribbed handle and curved, faceted spout, the domed cover with plain bud finial, the base inscribed with two characters, shou hao (receiving number)  Provenance: The Collection... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2015

A silver-gilt long-handled spoon, China, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 731. A silver-gilt long-handled spoon, China, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907);  10 ¼ in. (26 cm.) long, box; 51.5 g. Estimate $6,000 - $8,000. Price Realized $22,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The flat oval bowl incised with 'twin fish', and the handle of flattened, slightly tapering form, with traces of gilt remaining, mainly on the fish decoration Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, before 1990.  Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2015

A rare parcel-gilt silver reticulated basket-form vessel and cover, China, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 729. A rare parcel-gilt silver reticulated basket-form vessel and cover, China, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) high, box; 159 g. Estimate $40,000 - $60,000. Price Realized $173,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Made for drying tea leaves, both the cylindrical vessel and domed cover chased in openwork with geese in flight amidst scrolling grapevine, the censer raised on four leaf-shaped feet, and with an arched handle attached by rings to two flower head loops on the sides, the cover... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2015

A silver lobed oval bowl, China, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 728. A silver lobed oval bowl, China, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) wide, cloth box; 101 g. Estimate $15,000 - $20,000. Price Realized $81,250. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The exterior engraved with a leafy scroll against a ring-punched ground below the slightly everted rim, the plain interior with raised ribs outlining the lobes, raised on an oval foot pinched in the center and engraved with pendent leaf tips on a ring-punched ground Provenance: The Collection of Robert H.... [Lire la suite]

25 mars 2015

A small silver stem cup, China, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 727. A small silver stem cup, China, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907);  2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) diameter, box; 61 g. Estimate $7,000 - $9,000. Price Realized $27,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The sides engraved with a band of flower scroll below a narrower band above, all reserved on ring-punched grounds and between saw-tooth borders above and below, the pedestal foot similarly decorated Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, acquired in Hong Kong, 1988. ... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2015

A small parcel-gilt silver stem cup, China, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 726. A small parcel-gilt silver stem cup, China, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm.) diameter; 36 g; 36 g. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000. Price Realized $12,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The upright sides decorated with two animals alternating with two birds amidst a leafy scroll against a ring-punched ground, the lower body and pedestal foot decorated with demi-florets reserved on a ring-punched ground, the decoration highlighted in gilding  Provenance: The Collection of... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2015

A rare small glass-inlaid gilt-metal belt hook, China, Late Warring States-Early Eastern Han dynasty, 3rd century BC-1st century

A rare small glass-inlaid gilt-metal belt hook, China, Late Warring States-Early Eastern Han dynasty, 3rd century BC-1st century AD. Estimate $7,000 - $9,000. Price Realized $9,375. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Cast in the shape of a crouching animal, with the head at one end, the legs along the sides and the back with blue glass inlay, the eyes and those of the dragon head hook also inlaid in glass; 3 ½ in. (8.9 cm.) long, box Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, before... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2015

A pair of small gold and silver-inlaid bronze animals, China, Warring States period or later

A pair of small gold and silver-inlaid bronze animals, China, Warring States period or later. Estimate $15,000 - $25,000. Price Realized $125,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each shown crouching with head facing forward and long tail flicked up onto the left side, the solid body inlaid in gold and silver with details and decoration on the head, and on the body below the silver dotted backbone, with areas of green and brown encrustation; 3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) long, boxes Provenance: The Collection of... [Lire la suite]